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A Hagley Virtual Conference: May 7

  AVON: AN INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON ITS ARCHIVE In the 20 years since Avon Products, Inc., deposited its records at Hagley Library they have become one of our most popular research collections. A virtual event on May 7 will bring attention to their contribution to history. Avon Products, Inc., is one of the oldest direct selling companies in America. It traces its origins to 1886, when David H. McConnell bought the Union Publishing Company and started manufacturing perfumes to give away with his books. McConnell discovered that his customers were more interested in the fragrances than the books, so he decided to concentrate on selling perfumes. The business was renamed the California Perfume Company (CPC) in an effort to associate its products with the perceived beauty of the Golden State. From the beginning, CPC sold directly to the consumer through a national network of sales representatives, primarily women, who were looking for economic opportunity and flexible part-time employment.

CFP: THE ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS HISTORY OF BLACK AMERICANS

CALL FOR PAPERS Special Issue of Essays in Economic & Business History (EEBH) THE ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS HISTORY OF BLACK AMERICANS Special Issue Guest Editors : Gary Hoover+ (Tulane University) and Matthew Mitchell‡ (University of the South) EEBH Editors : Mark Billings (University of Exeter) and Dan Giedeman (Grand Valley State University) EEBH, the journal of the Economic and Business History Society (EBHS), will be publishing a special issue on the economic and business history of Black Americans. This subject remains significantly understudied despite its importance in United States history. The primary goal of the special issue is therefore to encourage and bring greater awareness to research concerning Black American economic and business history. It is hoped that the special issue will stimulate continued research in these areas. We invite paper proposals on all aspects related to this subject. The following potential themes are suggested to indicate the breadth of possible

New issue of Over the Counter, the BHC newsletter

  OVER THE COUNTER NO.5 8 The Business History Conference April newsletter includes New issues in academic journals Links to recent Interviews and Podcasts A new  MEET THE OFFICERS  interview with Dr. Laura Phillips Sawyer #BHC2021online Award Ceremony Report Reach out to the editor  Paula A. de la Cruz-Fernández Help us amplify our audience by connecting with us and sharing this newsletter BHC LinkedIn Page H-Business BHC Twitter BHC blog  The Exchange

#BHC2021online Presidential Address

Professor Neil Rollings' (University of Glasgow) Presidential Address   "The Vast and Unsolved Enigma of Power": Business History and Business Power is now in the Business History Conference's YouTube channel:  https://youtu.be/8jbDW2u9vI4

AHA Virtual Seminar: Business History Today

Virtual AHA Seminar: Business History Today April 13th, 2021 2 pm  Colloquium--An assessment of the doing of business history at the beginning of the 21st century, sketching new trends and themes. Chair:  Philip B. Scranton , Rutgers University-Camden Presenters: Business History, Theory, and Globalization by Kenneth J. Lipartito , Florida International University Rethinking Chinese Economic Life and Business History by Philip Thai , Northeastern University Economic Life and the Margins of Business History by Alexia Yates , University of Manchester Histories of Business in Africa: Lessons from Ghana by Bianca Murillo , California State University, Dominguez Hills

Hybrid conference to take place in Murcia, Spain

The Spanish Association of International Economics and Finance (AEEFI) and the University of Murcia are pleased to announce that the 22nd Conference on International Economic s will take place in Murcia on June 17th and 18th, 2021. The keynote speakers are: Paul De Grauwe   (The London School of Economics and Political Science) Gabriel Pérez-Quirós   (European Central Bank) The conference will have a hybrid format with online sessions and in-person sessions (which will be also accessed remotely through the Zoom platform for those prevented from traveling by COVID-19 or any other cause). All authors who participate in the conference will have the opportunity to submit the papers presented to be considered for publication in the Special Issue of the journal Economics-The Open Access Open-Assessment E-Journal.  Topics: International Trade, International Capital Movements, International Finance, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Migration Flows, International Flows of Services, Trade and Firm B

Call for Papers: #Conference on Indian Business & Economic History

2nd International Conference on Indian Business & Economic History Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad August 24 (Tue), Aug 25 (Wed), Aug 26 (Thu), Aug 27 (Fri), 2021 The 2nd International Conference on Indian Business & Economic History will be hosted online, anchored by IIMA, on August 24-27, 2021. It will be a forum to host research papers, provide a workshop for Ph.D. students, and spark conversations on this subject. The conference will draw in leading scholars working in the field within and outside India. Conference Organizing Committee Chinmay Tumbe (IIM-Ahmedabad, India) Tirthankar Roy (London School of Economics & Political Science) Medha Kudaisya (National University of Singapore) Bishnupriya Gupta (Warwick University) Chikayoshi Nomura (Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo) Conference Timeline Submission Deadline : April 30, 2021 Notification to selected students and speakers by May 10, 2021 Conference Dates : August 24 (PhD Student Workshop), August 25, 26, 27

History of Capitalism Summer Camp

Cornell University History of Capitalism Summer Camp The application deadline is May 1, 2021. The form to submit your application is available here .

Virtual conference at Hagley

AVON: AN INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON ITS ARCHIVE In the 20 years since Avon Products, Inc., deposited its records at Hagley Library they have become one of our most popular research collections. A virtual event on May 7 will bring attention to their contribution to history. Avon Products, Inc., is one of the oldest direct selling companies in America. It traces its origins to 1886, when David H. McConnell bought the Union Publishing Company and started manufacturing perfumes to give away with his books. McConnell discovered that his customers were more interested in the fragrances than the books, so he decided to concentrate on selling perfumes. The business was renamed the California Perfume Company (CPC) in an effort to associate its products with the perceived beauty of the Golden State. From the beginning, CPC sold directly to the consumer through a national network of sales representatives, primarily women, who were looking for economic opportunity and flexible part-time employment. In

Prizes awarded at the #BHC2021online

  Please join me in congratulating the winners of the Mira Wilkins Prize ; Paolo di Martino, Mark Latham & Michelangelo Vasta, ‘Bankruptcy Laws around Europe (1850-2015): Institutional Change and Institutional Features’, Enterprise & Society 21: 4 (December 2020), 936-990. The committee, formed by Asli M. Colpan (Kyoto University, Japan), Rory M. Miller (University of Liverpool, UK), and Manuel Llorca-Jaña (Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile) "decided to award the prize to this paper for a number of reasons. The foundation for it is a large database of bankruptcy and insolvency laws which the authors have constructed, covering thirty European countries over 165 years; the data is fully detailed in the appendices to the paper. On this basis the authors have produced a properly comparative paper demonstrating how the legal provisions surrounding insolvency changed markedly over the period, yet differed significantly among countries, for example on who had the right to initiate

Prizes awarded at the #BHC2021online

Please join me in congratulating the winner of the Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History; Dylan Gottlieb (Princeton University), for his 2020 dissertation, “Yuppies: Young Urban Professionals and the Making of Postindustrial New York.”

Prizes awarded at the #BHC2021online

Please join me in congratulating the winners and finalists of the Hagley Prize; Hagley Prize The prize is awarded jointly by the Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference to the best book in business history (broadly defined). 2021 Recipients ·         Marcia Chatelain, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America (WW Norton: 2019). ·         Ben Marsh, Unravelled Dreams: Silk and the Atlantic World, 1500–1840 (Cambridge: 2020). 2021 Finalists (in alphabetical order) ·         Marcia Chatelain, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America (WW Norton: 2019). ·         Jennifer Delton, The Industrialists: How the National Association of Manufacturers Shaped American Capitalism (Princeton: 2020). ·         Jan de Vries, The Price of Bread: Regulating the Market in the Dutch Republic (Cambridge: 2019). ·         Zachary Dorner, Merchants of Medicine: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long Eighteenth Century (Chicago: 2020). ·         Paige Glotzer, How

Call for Papers: #BHC2022MexicoCity

Business History in Times of Disruption: Embracing Complexity and Diversity Annual Meeting of the Business History Conference Sheraton Mexico City María Isabel Hotel Ciudad de México, México April 7-9, 2022 [ bookmark the CFP ] The Covid-19 crisis arrived with little warning, disrupting global business and trade. Industries as different as tourism, retail, and manufacturing were plunged into disarray by travel restrictions, broken supply chains, and quarantines. The pandemic also underscored the growing dangers posed by economic inequality and environmental degradation, hinting at a more tumultuous future. We have, it seems, entered into a new age of uncertainty. Informed by these developments, the 2022 Business History Conference will explore the diverse ways that entrepreneurs, firms, and organizations coped with complexity, uncertainty, and disruption over the long run. The Program Committee welcomes individual papers and session proposals that explore this theme. Submissions can a

Webinar by the eabh

Your Archive is an Asset!  Using your heritage as a corporate strategic asset  24 March 2021 12.00 - 13.00 CET eabh zoom meeting eabh in conversation (on zoom) with Anders Sjöman (Centre for Business History in Stockholm) Discover how to convince your institution that it should keep its historic materials in a professional archive – and also set aside budgets for it. Register now to ensure your slot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/138420097237/    More details available at: http://bankinghistory.org/events/your-archive-is-an-asset/   

Call for Papers-Special Issue, Business History "Business and Finance in Latin America: From the Oil Shock to the Debt Crisis"

Call for Papers-Special Issue, Business History "Business and Finance in Latin America: From the Oil Shock to the Debt Crisis" Since the 2008-9 financial crisis, Latin America has experienced a period of sluggish economic activity and increasing levels of external debt. In a world of low interest rates, the liquidity injected into the US and European banking systems flew over into Latin American economies as global demand dropped and commodities prices crashed downwards. The boom of private and public indebtedness over the past decade has increased the economic and financial vulnerabilities of a region that has historically been dependent on international trade and exposed to external shocks such as the current pandemic. In a context where governments have stepped in to offset the impact of the coronavirus crisis, debt levels are now approaching the peak seen during the international debt crisis of the 1980s, raising fears amongst policymakers and business leaders of new defa

#BHC2021online Program -- Mark your calendars!

Register to attend the event  https://thebhc.org/current-program   See the #BHC2021online program  https://hopin.com/events/bhc-2021-annual-meeting Thursday, March 11th Roundtables, 10:00am - 11:00am An International Collaboration of Business Historians: Female Entrepreneurs in the Long Nineteenth-Century, A Global Approach British Entrepreneurship From Glass-Steagall to the Volcker Rule: Examining the Regulatory Regimes in the Changing US Banking Industry Making Sense of Digital Sources Online Showcases, 11:00am - 7:00pm Opening Social Networking Event, 11:15am - 1:00pm Concurrent Sessions 1, 1:30pm - 2:45pm Session a: Labor Control as Management Strategy Session b: Black Consumers, Black Entrepreneurs, and Economic Justice in the Twentieth-Century United States Session c: Branding and Image-Building in the United States, c.1830-1910 Concurrent Sessions 2, 3:00pm - 4:15pm Session a: Las Empresas de la Europa Mediterránea y de Iberoamérica en el Siglo XX. Lecciones de la Historia Empre

Call for applications: EXPLORATORY RESEARCH GRANTS at Hagley

EXPLORATORY RESEARCH GRANTS These grants support one-week visits by scholars who believe that their project will benefit from Hagley research collections, but need the opportunity to explore them on-site to determine if a Henry Belin du Pont research grant application is warranted. Priority will be given to junior scholars with innovative projects that seek to expand on existing scholarship. Proposals must demonstrate which Hagley collections might be pertinent to the project. Applicants should reside more than 50 miles from Hagley, and the stipend is $400. Low-cost accommodations on Hagley's grounds are available on first-come, first serve basis. Researchers who use this housing are strongly encouraged to have a car available for transportation during their residency. Deadline March 31, 2021 All application materials must be submitted in the order below in one PDF file through the online link as indicated. Please include the following materials: Project abstract (maximum length: 1

New mentoring scheme from the BHC's Emerging Scholars Committee

This year, the Business History Conference will be held virtually for the first time. This new format presents us with both challenges and opportunities. The Emerging Scholars Committee usually runs networking events, such as a drinks reception and a breakfast. While we will miss seeing all of you in person this year, we hope to maintain some of these traditions in the new virtual format and to continue to provide a supportive space to network and meet other scholars. We are launching a new mentoring scheme, which will provide participants at the virtual BHC with a valuable opportunity to gain advice and insight from more advanced scholars in the field on everything from completing a dissertation to finding research funding, navigating the academic job market to exploring possibilities for business historians beyond the academy. If you would like to participate, please contact Victoria Barnes < barnes@rg.mpg.de > We aim to begin the process of introducing mentors with mentees

Virtual seminar: From the Wobblies to the Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Posthumous Journey of Casey Jones with Dr. Scott Huffard, Lees-McRae College

  From the Wobblies to the Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Posthumous Journey of Casey Jones, A Research in Progress seminar with Dr. Scott Huffard, Lees-McRae College  An event hosted by the Inquire Capitalism program at the University of Florida ( more information ) February 19, 2021, at noon EST Casey Jones is one of America’s more beloved folk heroes, but he was a real engineer who died when his train crashed while trying to make up lost time in 1900. The circumstances of his fateful final run may be straightforward, but Casey’s legacy is far from a simple story. He is at the same time a working-class hero, a union scab, and has served as inspiration for both labor organizers and conservative politicians. This paper will trace how the memory of Casey Jones has shown up in unexpected places like a communist funeral, an IWW songbook, a Grateful Dead album, and a campaign rally for George H.W. Bush. Though these meanings may seem contradictory, I suggest that the twists and turns in

The #BHC2021online program is now available

  Join us March 11-13, 2021 at the #BHC2021online conference The program includes live sessions, an online showcase, roundtables, networking opportunities, a mentoring program, and award ceremonies.  Check out the full program here: https://thebhc.org/meeting-program/19730 Register here:  https://hopin.com/events/bhc-2021-annual-meeting

New issue of Over the Counter, the BHC newsletter

OVER THE COUNTER NO.57 The Business History Conference February newsletter includes: New issues in academic journals Interviews, Podcasts, Virtual Events, and Research from across the Web A new  MEET THE OFFICERS  interview with Professor Peter Coclanis. Reach out to the editor  Paula A. de la Cruz-Fernández Help us amplify our audience by connecting with us and sharing this newsletter BHC LinkedIn Page H-Business BHC Twitter BHC blog  The Exchange

Virtual seminar: From the Wobblies to the Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Posthumous Journey of Casey Jones with Dr. Scott Huffard, Lees-McRae College

From the Wobblies to the Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Posthumous Journey of Casey Jones, A Research in Progress seminar with Dr. Scott Huffard, Lees-McRae College  An event hosted by the History of Capitalism program at the University of Florida ( more information ) February 19, 2021, at noon EST Casey Jones is one of America’s more beloved folk heroes, but he was a real engineer who died when his train crashed while trying to make up lost time in 1900. The circumstances of his fateful final run may be straightforward, but Casey’s legacy is far from a simple story. He is at the same time a working-class hero, a union scab, and has served as inspiration for both labor organizers and conservative politicians. This paper will trace how the memory of Casey Jones has shown up in unexpected places like a communist funeral, an IWW songbook, a Grateful Dead album, and a campaign rally for George H.W. Bush. Though these meanings may seem contradictory, I suggest that the twists and turns in

Call for articles: Corporate Responses to Racial Unrest, Enterprise and Society

Corporate Responses to Racial Unrest -- A special issue of the journal Enterprise & Society   Guest Editors: Dr. Tyesha Maddox and Dr. Michael J. Thate  The aim of this special issue is to convene an international team of scholars, ranging from diverse disciplinary perspectives and broad historical periods, on the question of historical corporate responses to racial unrest. Organized by an historian of the African Diaspora and a philosopher of religion and ethicist, this special issue places our current moment of corporate responses to racial unrest within a broad comparative perspective.     Historically, corporations and the pressure placed on them by fears of the loss of reputation and public good will have propelled many social justice movements. Some, however, have worked openly as well as through clandestine backchannels to suppress such movements. In this special issue, we interrogate the ways in which corporations have responded to social pressure and civic unrest (consumer

CFP: XXVII Jornadas de la Asociación Argentina de Historia Económica

XXVII Jornadas de la Asociación Argentina de Historia Económica.  Asociación Argentina de Historia Económica Instituto de Ciencias Humanas, Sociales y Ambientales (INCIHUSA), CONICET Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo Mendoza, 20, 21 y 22 de octubre de 2021.  Los resúmenes para las mesas generales deberán ser remitidos en los plazos abajo estipulados, para ser evaluados por la Comisión Directiva de la Asociación Argentina de Historia Económica a la siguiente dirección de correo electrónico: joraahe@gmail.com .  Fecha límite para la recepción de los resúmenes de ponencias para las Mesas Generales: 30 de abril de 2021 Más información en: http://incihusa.mendoza-conicet.gob.ar/jornadas/

CBHA Talks: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Cultural Practices of M•A•C Cosmetics with Andrea Benoit

CBHA Talks: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Cultural Practices of M•A•C Cosmetics with Andrea Benoit February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Join us as Dr. Andrea Benoit presents and discusses issues around corporate social responsibility that stem from research based upon her award-winning book, VIVA MAC: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of MAC Cosmetics (University of Toronto Press, 2019). Recipient of the $30,000 2020 National Business Book Award, VIVA MAC, is the first cultural history of the iconic brand M·A·C Cosmetics, one that tells the fascinating story of how M·A·C's unique style of corporate social responsibility emerged from specific cultural practices, rather than being part of a strategic marketing plan.  Utilizing exclusive interviews with M·A·C co-founder Frank Toskan, key journalists, and fashion insiders, VIVA MAC delves into the history of the M·A·C AIDS Fund and its signature VIVA GLAM fundraising lipstick, which featured drag performer RuPaul and

eabh Virtual Seminar: Coping with Disasters. 200 years of international official lending

Coping with Disasters. 200 years of international official lending 4 February 2021 12.00 - 12.45 CET On zoom eabh in conversation with Christoph Trebesch (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) 200 years of international official lending: characteristics, occurrence and determinants. Is there insight to be found for current day policy makers? Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/coping-with-disasters-registration-136941352271 More information http://bankinghistory.org/events/

Schedule of the Financial History Network virtual seminars

Financial History Network: Spring/Summer 2021 Webinar Series Program The Financial History Network is pleased to announce the Spring/Summer 2021 webinar series program. We have an outstanding line up of presenters and papers and look forward to our future discussions. The Financial History Network’s webinar sessions take place via Zoom on Mondays at 11 am EST. Sessions are recorded for publication on the network’s YouTube channel. If you want to receive the papers being discussed, reminders of our sessions, and follow-up discussions of the issues raised during the webinar sessions, please fill in the form here. If you want to attend the webinar series, please register using our Eventbrite page or the links to each session in the webinars program. Once you have registered, you will receive a Zoom link in an Eventbrite e-mail. For abstracts and registrations visit:  https://financialhistorynetwork.wordpress.com/   February 1, 2021 Keynote Talk: “Was Modern Economic Growth Finance-Led?” R

[Call for manuscripts]: Texas Woman’s University book series

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS The Texas Woman’s University book series is an interdisciplinary project established under the auspices of the Jane Nelson Institute for Women's Leadership . The book series publishes manuscripts that celebrate the personal and public lives and work of women in fields such as the arts, sciences, politics, business, education, the military, health sciences, and community service. The book series seeks monographs, edited collections, theoretical analyses, biographies, memoirs, historical studies, contemporary analyses, and illustrated volumes of visual art or photography. Manuscripts need not be scholarly in genre. The Texas Woman’s University book series is a sponsoring institute for Texas A&M Press. Books developed as part of the Texas Woman’s University book series are passed on to Texas A&M Press for peer review. For more information or to submit a proposal, please visit https://twu.edu/twu-book-series/ . Contact Info:  Kimberly C. Merenda kmerenda@t

[Call for nominations]: The 2021 CBHA/ACHA Award for Best Book in Canadian Business History

The 2021 CBHA/ACHA Award for Best Book in Canadian Business History The CBHA/ACHA, Canada’s leading organization for the study of business in Canada, offers a bi-annual prize for the Best Book in Canadian Business History, broadly defined. The prize committee encourages the submission of books from all methodological perspectives. It is particularly interested in innovative studies that have the potential to expand the boundaries of the discipline. Scholars, publishers, and other interested parties may submit nominations. Eligible books can have either a Canadian or an international focus, which includes a Canadian perspective. They must be written in English or French and be published during the two years prior to the award, that is, in 2019 and 2020.  Thanks to the generous donation of an anonymous donor, the award includes a prize of $10,000. Four copies of a book must accompany a nomination and be submitted to the CBHA/ACHA Prize Coordinator Professor Dimitry Anastakis University o

CFP: Western Association of Women Historians, 53rd Annual Conference

CFP: Western Association of Women Historians 53rd Annual Conference April 22–24, 2021 | Online For the first time, the Western Association of Women Historians’ annual conference will be held fully online. The virtual conference will foster critical conversations around all fields, regions, and periods of history. If there was ever a moment to think collectively it's now—but at the same time, many of us are experiencing “Zoom fatigue.” We propose to navigate this divide by bringing us together via dynamic discussion and conversations. To that end, this year's conference will replace the traditional 20-minute individual paper reading with shorter and more interactive presentation styles. We encourage non-traditional formats and topics, including roundtables on topics such as pedagogy, digital humanities, or public history. In addition, this year we offer “mentoring pods” for conversations around academic publishing, health and wellness, activism; poster presentations in a digital

CFP [deadline approaching]: AHA 2022

Call for Proposals for the 135th Annual Meeting in New Orleans Guidelines available here The AHA's annual meeting is the largest yearly gathering of historians in the United States. All historians are welcome and encouraged to submit proposals. The AHA also invites historically focused proposals from colleagues in related disciplines and from AHA affiliated societies. The Program Committee will consider all proposals that advance the study, teaching, and public presentation of history. The Association seeks submissions on the histories of all places, periods, people, and topics; on the uses of diverse sources and methods, including digital history; and on theory and the uses of history itself in a wide variety of venues. We invite proposals for sessions in a variety of formats and encourage lively interaction among presenters and with the audience. Session Proposals Sessions last for 90 minutes. Most sessions will be limited to four speakers plus a chair. The Program Committee will

Virtual seminar: History PhDs in the World of Entrepreneurship

History PhDs in the World of Entrepreneurship Jan 21, 2021 11:00 AM EST Chair: Edward J. Balleisen, Duke University Panel: Elizabeth Brake, Venture for America; Heather Lee Miller, Historical Research Associates, Inc.; Jacqueline Olich, RTI International; Michael Thomas Tworek, Harvard University This roundtable features several history PhDs who have gone on to entrepreneurial careers. As the participants will describe, historical expertise can facilitate the sort of analysis that is indispensable for entrepreneurial action, allowing them to identify unmet needs and fashion a strategy to meet them. Register here

Call for articles: UPF Journal of World History

From the editorial board of Entremons: UPF Journal of World History we would like to encourage you to send us an original text for its possible inclusion in the next issue of our journal. Entremons: UPF Journal of World History is an annual publication sponsored by the University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) and accepts both academic articles and recently published books' reviews about World History. The texts that will be considered for publication shoud be sent to our e-mail adress: revista.entremons@upf.edu until March 1st, 2021. Articles can be written in English, Spanish or Catalan, and they must include a summary and keywords both in the original language and in Englih. Rules for citations can be found at our website: www.entremons.org We are very much looking forward to articles related to Women's and Gender History and to welcome you to be part of our project!

CFP: Western Association of Women Historians 53rd Annual Conference April 22–24, 2021 | Online

CFP: Western Association of Women Historians 53rd Annual Conference April 22–24, 2021 | Online For the first time, the  Western Association of Women Historians’s annual conference will be held fully online. The virtual conference will foster critical conversations around all fields, regions, and periods of history. If there was ever a moment to think collectively it's now—but at the same time, many of us are experiencing “Zoom fatigue.” We propose to navigate this divide by bringing us together via dynamic discussion and conversations. To that end, this year's conference will replace the traditional 20-minute individual paper reading with shorter and more interactive presentation styles. We encourage non-traditional formats and topics, including roundtables on topics such as pedagogy, digital humanities, or public history. In addition, this year we offer “mentoring pods” for conversations around academic publishing, health and wellness, activism; poster presentations in a digit

Call for Applications: 2021-2022 Gilder Lehrman Center Fellowships

2021-2022 Gilder Lehrman Center Fellowships The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University, invites applications for its 2021-2022 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections of the Yale University Libraries or other research collections of the New England area, and explicitly engage issues of slavery, resistance, abolition, and their legacies. Scholars from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Because of the on-going pandemic, we are only able to offer one semester fellowships for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Gilder Lehrman Center will award 2 four-month fellowships, one in the fall semester (from September through December 2021), and one in the spring semester (from either J